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Democratic Party out of touch, lawmaker says

Cheung Man-kwong. Photo: Dickson Lee

 The Democratic Party’s setback during this month’s legislative election shows that it was out of touch with Hongkongers, an outgoing veteran legislator said on Wednesday morning.

Thursday, 20 September, 2012, 1:51am

New minister in subdivided flats probe

New development chief Paul Chan Mo-po is at the centre of an investigation by buildings officials just days after taking office over claims that he and his wife illegally subdivided properties.

The couple also face claims that they understated the selling price of another flat to avoid tax.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:49pm

Who said it?

I only worry that if he is to join the government, will the civil servants give him their full support

Lawmaker Chan Kin-por, on the challenges fellow legislator Paul Chan Mo-po (above) will face if he joins the government

I think, as far as human rights are concerned, it's time for us to look at the reality

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Misjudgment blamed for revamp veto

Government misjudgment and a dropping of their guard by pro-establishment lawmakers were to blame for the vetoing of an effort to give priority to scrutiny of the incoming chief executive's government restructuring plan, critics and legislators said.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

June 4 play reveals role played by Hong Kong

Two social activists who were part of an underground movement that rescued hundreds of Tiananmen fugitives star in a play about the incident.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

It is not Legco's job to regulate the banks. Our job is to regulate the government

Civic Party lawmaker Ronny Tong Ka-wah

No one knew who I was. It was pretty good to be anonymous, just nice and refreshing to be a normal guy in the crowd

Former Springbok rugby captain John Smit, on his arrival in Hong Kong

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I will actively consider the appointment if I get the invitation and serve my best

Lawmaker Paul Chan Mo-po, tipped to be deputy financial secretary in the administration of chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying

His warmth can be deceptive. He speaks sweet words and can be open and trusting; there is also that coolness

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Bracing for 'torment' of a marathon Legco session

A marathon Legislative Council meeting is expected next Wednesday as 1,300 amendments have been tabled for a bill to bar by-elections, including more than 1,200 submitted by People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip in a filibuster.

28 Apr 2012 - 12:00am